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Location: Hay River, NT

Employment Status: Full Time

Take the next step in your accounting career with this exciting new role!

Join a well-established organization based in Hay River, NT.

Enjoy a competitive salary, flexible work schedule and excellent benefits!

 

About Ashton, Chartered Professional Accountants

Ashton, CPA is a 3-partner firm that primarily serves the South Slave region of the Northwest Territories from our main office located in Hay River, NT.  We supply financial management, taxation, accounting, and assurance (audit and review) services to a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from owner-managed businesses to public sector entities and non-profit organizations.

Ashton, CPA was established in Hay River in 1971 and continues to the present day as a thriving professional services Firm serving the needs of the business community in the Northwest Territories.  Our goal is to provide each of our clients with the best possible financial services and to add value to those services by listening to our client's needs and assisting them to plan adequate solutions which address their specific needs.

For more information about our Firm please visit our website (www.ashtonca.com).

 

About Hay River

An energetic town known as the “Hub of the North”, Hay River is the transportation and business center serving a trading area of approximately 8,000 residents, surrounded by boreal forest, rivers and lakes, Hay River is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts through all seasons. Our extensive trail networks, spectacular waterfalls and sandy beaches provide the backdrop for many outdoor adventures.

As the second largest community in the NWT, we are justifiably proud of our recreation and cultural offerings, our diverse business environment and most importantly, our community spirit.

There is incredible growth potential for the community of Hay River within the Northwest Territories' economy due to the ongoing development of infrastructure projects and continued expansion of the mining, transportation, and tourism industries.

 

About the Opportunity

Ashton CPA is currently looking for a Chartered Professional Accountant to join our team in Hay River on a full-time basis.

Reporting to one of the Partners, you will provide financial management, taxation, accounting, and assurance services for our clients.

More specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with clients of varying financial and bookkeeping experience to assist with performance measurement and other accounting services.
  • Completing audits of a diverse range of public sector clients including Municipalities, School and Health boards, First Nations and Development corporations, and Not-for-Profit organizations.
  • Tax planning for owner-managed businesses; which would include estate and succession planning, and corporate reorganizations.
  • Working independently in the provision of our services.
  • Supervising the work of junior accountants on roles that require their assistance.
  • Travelling to client's offices on occasion as required.

In order to qualify for this role, you must have a CPA designation.  Previous experience completing assurance services in public practice is an asset, as is experience using our software programs (Caseware, Jazz-IT, CCH Taxprep, and Sage).

As our ideal candidate for this role, you will be an excellent and patient communicator in both written and verbal form. You will also be an adaptable, fast learner who takes initiative and has great attention to detail.

Finally, an understanding and respect for the sensitive nature of financial information is paramount.

How We'll Reward You

Upon joining Ashton CPA, you will be welcomed into a friendly and open environment. In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can look forward to receiving a competitive salary. You can also look forward to the following benefits:

  • Group benefits plan
  • Health spending account
  • Minimum four weeks’ vacation
  • Worked overtime bankable and available as “time-in-lieu”
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Paid cost of Continuing Professional Education
  • Relocation available for the right candidate

 

If you're looking for an exciting and dynamic role with a growing organization, this could be the opportunity for you!

Apply Today!

 

Tod Ashton, CPA-CA

Managing Partner

Ashton, CPA

tashton@ashtonca.com

867-875-7379

 

 

Finally, an understanding and respect for the sensitive nature of financial information is paramount.

 

How We'll Reward You

Upon joining Ashton CPA, you will be welcomed into a friendly and open environment. In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can look forward to receiving a competitive salary. You can also look forward to the following benefits:

  • Group benefits plan
  • Health spending account
  • Minimum four weeks’ vacation
  • Worked overtime bankable and available as “time-in-lieu”
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Paid cost of Continuing Professional Education
  • Relocation available for the right candidate

 

If you're looking for an exciting and dynamic role with a growing organization, this could be the opportunity for you!

Apply Today!

 

Tod Ashton, CPA-CA

Managing Partner

Ashton, CPA

tashton@ashtonca.com

867-875-7379